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  • metacognition - Metacognition is the ability to reflect on one’s own cognitive processes.
  • metacoin platform - Metacoin platform is the information technology infrastructure that enables digital currency and digital asset transactions.
  • metadata - Metadata is a description of data.
  • metadata - Often referred to as data that describes other data, metadata is structured reference data that helps to sort and identify attributes of the information it describes.
  • metadata management - Metadata management is the oversight of data associated with data assets to ensure that information can be integrated, accessed, shared, linked, analyzed and maintained to best effect across an organization.
  • metadata repository - A metabase (sometimes called a metadatabase or metadata repository) is a database for storing metadata (data that describes data) for a specific purpose.
  • metadata repository - A metadata repository is a database of data about data (metadata).
  • metadata security - Metadata is defined as “data about data.
  • metadatabase - A metabase (sometimes called a metadatabase or metadata repository) is a database for storing metadata (data that describes data) for a specific purpose.
  • metafile - A metafile is a file containing information that describes or specifies another file.
  • metainformation - Metainformation is information about information.
  • metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor - MOSFET (metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor is a special type of field-effect transistor (FET) that works by electronically varying the width of a channel along which charge carriers (electrons or holes) flow.
  • metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor - MOSFET (metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor is a special type of field-effect transistor (FET) that works by electronically varying the width of a channel along which charge carriers (electrons or holes) flow.
  • metamorphic and polymorphic malware - Metamorphic and polymorphic malware are two categories of malicious programs that have the ability to change their code as they propagate.
  • Metamorphic virus - A metamorphic virus is a type of malware that is capable of changing its code and signature patterns with each iteration.
  • meter - The meter (abbreviation, m; the British spelling is metre) is the International System of Units (SI) unit of displacement or length.
  • meter cubed - The cubic meter is the unit of volume in the International System of Units.
  • meter cubed per kilogram - The meter cubed per kilogram (symbolized m 3 /kg) is the standard unit of specific volume in the International System (SI).
  • meter per second - The meter per second (symbolized m/s or m/sec) is the Standard International (SI) unit of linear speed.
  • meter per second (m/s or m/sec) - The meter per second (symbolized m/s or m/sec) is the Standard International (SI) unit of linear speed.
  • meter per second squared - The meter per second squared (symbolized m/s 2 or m/sec 2) is the Standard International (SI) unit of acceleration vector magnitude.
  • meter squared - The square meter, also called the meter squared, is the Standard International (SI) unit of area.
  • meter-kilogram-second system of units - The metric system is considered almost synonymous with the Standard International System of Units (SI) and is sometimes called the meter-kilogram-second (MKS or mks) system.
  • metered services - Metered services (also called pay-per-use) is any type of payment structure in which a customer has access to potentially unlimited resources but only pays for what they actually use.
  • metered services (pay-per-use) - Metered services (also called pay-per-use) are any type of payment structure in which a customer has access to potentially unlimited resources but only pays for what they actually use.
  • method - In object-oriented programming, a method is a programmed procedure that is defined as part of a class and included in any object of that class.
  • Metro apps - Metro apps are touch-screen-friendly apps written especially for Microsoft's WinRT programming interfaces.
  • metropolitan area network - A metropolitan area network (MAN) is a computer network that is larger than a single building local area network (LAN) but is located in a single geographic area that is smaller than a wide area network (WAN).
  • metropolitan area network (MAN) - A metropolitan area network (MAN) is a computer network that is larger than a single building local area network (LAN) but is located in a single geographic area that is smaller than a wide area network (WAN).
  • mezzanine - Mezzanine is a term used to describe the stacking of computer component cards into a single card that then plugs into the computer bus or data path.
  • MFA - Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security technology that requires more than one method of authentication from independent categories of credentials to verify a user's identity for a login or other transaction.
  • MFC - The Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library is a collection of class es (generalized definitions used in object-oriented programming) that can be used in building application program s.
  • MFC Library - The Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library is a collection of class es (generalized definitions used in object-oriented programming) that can be used in building application program s.
  • MFP - A multifunction peripheral (MFP) is a device that performs a variety of functions that would otherwise be carried out by separate peripheral devices.
  • MFSK - MFSK (multiple frequency shift keying), also called multi-frequency shift keying, is a method of signal modulation in which discrete audio tone bursts of various frequencies convey digital data.
  • MFSK16 - MFSK (multiple frequency shift keying), also called multi-frequency shift keying, is a method of signal modulation in which discrete audio tone bursts of various frequencies convey digital data.
  • MFT - Managed file transfer (MFT) is a type of software used to provide secure internal, external and ad-hoc data transfers through a network.
  • MFT - The master file table (MFT) is a database in which information about every file and directory on an NT File System (NTFS) volume is stored.
  • MGCP - Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP), also known as H.
  • mHealth (mobile health) - mHealth (mobile health) is a general term for the use of mobile phones and other wireless technology in medical care.
  • mHealth Alliance - MHealth Alliance is non-profit organization hosted by the United Nations Foundation that focuses on advancing mHealth technology in global health care through policy research, advocacy and outreach.
  • mho - (Siemens AG is a German company engaged in electrical engineering and electronics.
  • MHP - Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) is a digital video broadcasting (DVB) standard intended to combine digital television (DTV) with the Internet and the World Wide Web.
  • MHz - The megahertz, abbreviated MHz, is a unit of alternating current (AC) or electromagnetic (EM) wave frequency equal to one million hertz (1,000,000 Hz).
  • MHz - The megahertz, abbreviated MHz, is a unit of alternating current (AC) or electromagnetic (EM) wave frequency equal to one million hertz (1,000,000 Hz).
  • MIB - A management information base (MIB) is a formal description of a set of network objects that can be managed using the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
  • MIC - A microwave integrated circuit (MIC) is an integrated circuit (IC) designed for operation at frequencies of approximately 1 gigahertz (GHz) or more.
  • mickey - The mickey, in a computing context, is a unit for the smallest detectable movement of a mouse.
  • MICR - MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) is a technology used to verify the legitimacy or originality of paper documents, especially checks.
  • MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) - MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) is a technology used to verify the legitimacy or originality of paper documents, especially checks.
  • micro apartment (micro-apartment) - A micro apartment is a small, self-contained, single-occupancy apartment, typically located in an urban area.
  • micro app - A micro app is a small, mobile application that is designed to perform one, simple task.
  • Micro Channel Architecture - Developed by IBM for its line of PS/2 desktop computers, Micro Channel Architecture is an interface between a computer (or multiple computers) and its expansion cards and their associated devices.
  • Micro Channel Architecture (MCA) - Developed by IBM for its line of PS/2 desktop computers, Micro Channel Architecture is an interface between a computer (or multiple computers) and its expansion cards and their associated devices.
  • micro electromechanical systems - A MEMS (micro-electromechanical system) is a miniature machine that has both mechanical and electronic components.
  • micro USB - Micro USB is a miniaturized version of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface developed for connecting compact and mobile devices such as smartphones, MP3 players and digital cameras.
  • micro VM (micro virtual machine) - A micro VM (micro virtual machine) is a virtual machine program that serves to isolate an untrusted computing operation from a computer's host operating system.
  • micro-botnet - A micro-botnet, also called a mini-botnet or baby botnet, is a small network of Internet-connected computers that have been hijacked to attack specific companies or individuals within a company.
  • micro-datacenter - Micro-datacenters are very small self-contained data center systems that include all the necessary technologies for power, security, cooling and infrastructure management.
  • micro-electromechanical systems - A MEMS (micro-electromechanical system) is a miniature machine that has both mechanical and electronic components.
  • micro-HDMI - Micro-HDMI (HDMI type D) is a miniaturized version of the High Definition Multimedia Interface specification.
  • micro-location - Micro-location is the process of pinpointing a person's placement to within a few inches or feet using various technologies.
  • micro-virtualization - Micro-virtualization is technology that abstracts applications and sub-processes from hardware and runs them in isolated environments.
  • microblogging - Microblogging is a web service that allows the subscriber to broadcast short messages to other subscribers of the service.
  • microcent - A micropayment is an e-commerce transaction involving a very small sum of money in exchange for something made available online, such as an application download, a service or Web-based content.
  • microchip - A microchip (sometimes just called a "chip") is a unit of packaged computer circuitry (usually called an integrated circuit) that is manufactured from a material such as silicon at a very small scale.
  • microcomputer - A microcomputer is a complete computer on a smaller scale and is generally a synonym for the more common term, personal computer or PC, a computer designed for an individual.
  • microcontroller (MCU) - A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.
  • microdata - Microdata is a type of specification language that is embedded within HTML content to improve machine readability, annotate elements and analyze web pages.
  • microfarad - The microfarad (symbolized µF) is a unit of capacitance, equivalent to 0.
  • microfinance - Microfinance is the provision of savings accounts, loans, insurance, money transfers and other banking services to customers that lack access to traditional financial services, usually because of poverty.
  • microformats - A microformat is a type of open source data format built upon existing and widely adopted frameworks like XML.
  • microgrid - A microgrid is a small-scale power grid that can operate independently or collaboratively with other small power grids.
  • microlearning (microtraining) - Microlearning is an educational strategy that breaks complex topics down into short-form, stand-alone units of study that can be viewed as many times as necessary, whenever and wherever the learner has the need.
  • microLED - MicroLED is a technology used in displays consisting of microscopic light emitting diodes of different colors arranged into an array.
  • microlending - Microlending is the provision of small, low-interest loans to low-income individuals and groups.
  • micromanagement - Micromanagement is an approach to overseeing staff that is characterized by a need to control the actions of employees beyond what is useful or effective.
  • micromobility technology - Micromobility technology is a category of light-weight transportation designed for individual use.
  • micron - The micron, officially obsolete as a term of measurement, is sometimes used by microchip and wiring manufacturers in place of micrometer, one-millionth of a meter.
  • Micronaut framework - Micronaut is an open source JVM-based software framework for building lightweight, modular applications and microservices.
  • micropayment - A micropayment is an e-commerce transaction involving a very small sum of money in exchange for something made available online, such as an application download, a service or Web-based content.
  • microphone - A microphone is a device that translates sound vibrations in the air into electronic signals or transmits them to a recording medium.
  • microphone hacking - Microphone hacking is the unauthorized interception of audio data captured through the microphone on a computer, smartphone or other device.
  • microprocessor - A microprocessor is a computer processor on a microchip.
  • microprocessor (logic chip) - A microprocessor is a computer processor on a microchip.
  • microsatellite - A miniaturized satellite is an earth-orbiting device having lower mass and smaller physical dimensions than a conventional satellite, such as a geostationary satellite.
  • microsecond - A microsecond (us or Greek letter mu plus s) is one millionth (10 -6) of a second.
  • microsegmentation - Microsegmentation is a technique used to divide a network into logical and secure units through the application of policies that dictate how data and applications are accessed and controlled.
  • microserver - A microserver, also known as a server appliance, is a compact, less expensive, modular hardware platform designed to make installation and maintenance simpler than traditional enterprise-class rack servers.
  • microservice architecture (MSA) - A microservice architecture (MSA) is a logical structure for the design of a software program involving loosely-coupled modular components known as microservices.
  • microservices - Microservices, or microservices architecture, is an approach to application development in which a large application is built from modular components or services.
  • microsite - As used in at least one leading Web design book, a microsite is a separately promoted part of a larger Web site.
  • Microsoft - Microsoft is a leading global vendor of computer software; hardware for computer, mobile and gaming systems; and cloud services.
  • Microsoft Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) - The Microsoft Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) is a tool used to move Active Directory objects from one Windows Server Active Directory domain or forest to another.
  • Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD Rights Management Services) - Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) is a security tool that provides a safeguard to prevent unauthorized access to data.
  • Microsoft Antigen - Microsoft Antigen is a set of programs that provides security and e-mail filtering for network servers.
  • Microsoft Antimalware for Azure - Microsoft Antimalware for Azure is a security extension in Microsoft Azure that extends antimalware protection to virtual machines and to cloud services.
  • Microsoft App-V (Microsoft Application Virtualization) - Microsoft App-V is a tool IT administrators can use to virtualize and stream applications to users from a centrally managed location.
  • Microsoft AppSource - Microsoft AppSource is an app store for business applications such as Office 365, Dynamics 365, Power BI or separate Azure web apps.
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit - Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is a free utility IT can use to determine whether or not its infrastructure is prepared for a migration to a new operating system, server version or cloud-based deployment.
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    Pure risk refers to risks that are beyond human control and result in a loss or no loss with no possibility of financial gain.

  • risk reporting

    Risk reporting is a method of identifying risks tied to or potentially impacting an organization's business processes.

  • risk exposure

    Risk exposure is the quantified potential loss from business activities currently underway or planned.

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    In cryptography, a cipher is an algorithm for encrypting and decrypting data.

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    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

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    A gigabyte (GB) -- pronounced with two hard Gs -- is a unit of data storage capacity that is roughly equivalent to 1 billion ...

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